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May 23, 2013
A Trilogy of Celebrations: 1 + 1 + 1
As a child, I only got two religious holidays—Christmas and Easter—and even then, they were...
March 19, 2013
Loving Mrs. Turpin, Loving the Grotesque
If I were less ordinary, reading Flannery O’Connor would be more fun. As it is,...
October 18, 2012
Trinitarian Spirituality, 27: The End?
We’ve come to Anatolios’ conclusion, a chapter rich with ideas and summaries. I could...
October 10, 2012
Trinitarian Spirituality, 26: True Love
Last week we addressed Augustine’s “psychological model” of the Trinitarian...
October 01, 2012
Trinitarian Spirituality, 25: Source Code
Our friend Augustine, trying to understand the Three-in-One God whom we worship, resorted to Source...
September 24, 2012
Trinitarian Spirituality, 24: A Julian Diversion
Augustine is going to take us on a deep, inner journey to the center...
September 17, 2012
Trinitarian Spirituality, 23: A Christ Sighting
“We want to see Jesus,” they said (Jn. 12.21). This request, from a group of...
August 23, 2012
Trinitarian Spirituality, 19: An Ephesian Interlude
My apologies for missing a few posts while I sailed the deep blue...
July 31, 2012
Trinitarian Spirituality, 18: Believing in the Right Direction
If Athanasius was too big for words—too grand, too dominating, too heroic—Gregory of Nyssa...
July 24, 2012
Trinitarian Spirituality, 17: Luminosity
Thus far, our conversation about the Three-in-One God we worship has been pretty much...
July 17, 2012
Trinitarian Spirituality, 16: On the Incarnation, a New Kind of Christmas Story
We’ve earlier identified Athanasius as the bulldog of orthodoxy, the one who simply would...
July 10, 2012
Trinitarian Spirituality, 15: God from the Inside Out
Last week we left ourselves with a strange God and a God who is a...
June 07, 2012
Trinitarian Spirituality, 11: Riding the Rapids, or the Stream of Orthodox Christianity
If you’ve stuck with this exploration thus far, you’re doing well. I know we’re wrestling...
May 08, 2012
Trinitarian Spirituality, 7: Before Nicaea
We may wonder why all this Trinitarian fuss arises in the 4th century… 300 years...
February 17, 2010
Ashes and Guilt by Association
I walked into the noon service today, and felt a great sense of comfort at...
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